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Vehicle 56015 / 54015 / 54904 / 977776


Class 114

BR Diagram 641

Builder: BR Derby Works
Type: Low Density
Length: 64ft
Coupling Code: Blue Square
Coupling Type: Screw
Gangway Type: LMS
Lot Number: 30210
Diagram: 641

Allocations

27/02/57 New to 40A (Lincoln)
2w/e 02/05/59 Transferred to 41A (Darnall)
Oct-59 On loan to NER
31/10/59 Ex-loan back to 41A (Darnall)
2w/e 30/04/61 Transferred to 40A (Lincoln)
May-73Depot code changeLN (Lincoln)
04/10/87 Transferred to TS (Tyseley)
22/01/89 To Parcels Sector at CA (Cambridge)
p/e 08/12/90 Transferred to CH (Chester) PCHX
09/03/92 Withdrawn from CH (Chester) PCHX - Conversion work to 977776 already underway for several months
Mar-92 To departmental stock
Jun-00 Withdrawn

The vehicle carried the following numbers:

56015 - original number
54015 - from Jun-83 (53xxx / 54xxx change)
54904 - from 17/07/89 (parcels conversion)
977776 - from Mar-92 (departmental stock)

Department Use as TDB977776

Automatic Train Protection Test Unit development and training vehicle, then circa 1996 became a route learning and inspection saloon at Bescot. From 3/92 to 6/00.

Some sample formations the vehicle has been noted in:


50015 56015 As delivered to 40A - 27th February 1957
50038 56015 50039 Noted 1957
50015 56015 Transfer to 41A - 4w/e 28/11/59 - ex-loan NER
50020 56015 Noted November 1980
T225 53015 54015 Listed at Tyseley - 7th April 1988

Images:

DMU

Date: 4th July 1989

A Royal Mail liveried parcels Class 114 set is working with a Met-Camm set as it enters Skipton station on a Morecambe - Leeds service on the 4th July 1989. Rex Holt.

DMU

Date: 2nd August 1991

977776 during conversion to the ATP unit. Taken on 2/8/91, showing the framework being assembled for the new partitions. John Reddyhoff.

DMU

Date: 2nd August 1991

977776 during conversion to the ATP unit. Taken on 2/8/91, showing the framework being assembled for the new partitions. John Reddyhoff.

DMU

Date: 8th November 1991

The kitchen area being constructed in 977776 during conversion to the ATP unit, 8/11/91. John Reddyhoff.

DMU

Date: 8th November 1991

Taken inside 977776 taken during conversion to the ATP unit on 8/11/91. John Reddyhoff.

DMU

Date: 8th November 1991

Inside 977776 during conversion to the ATP unit, 8/11/91. John Reddyhoff.

DMU

Date: 1996

977776 / 977775 at Warrington in 1996. Tim Moss.

DMU

Date: 1996

977776 at Warrington Arpley circa 1996. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 1996

977776 at Warrington Arpley circa 1996. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: unknown

977776 / 977775 stabled at Warrington Arpley circa 1996. Malcolm Clements.

DMU

Date: 14th July 1996

977776 and 977775 at Bescot TMD on the 14th July 1996. S Gaskell.


The vehicle is mentioned in the following images:

DMU

Date: 8th March 1982

Plain blue E50010 is partnered with refurbished E56033, sitting next to blue grey E56015 at Sheffield Midland on 08-03-83. The HST is 43168, Cravens 56472 is on the right. Vincent Haworth.

DMU

Date: 9th September 1989

Class 128 55991 with Class 114 54904 + 55929 and BG 94124 on the Saturday Only 3E26 17:57 Manchester Piccadilly to Leeds Parcel Depot at New Mills South Junction, 9-9-89. Kevin Dowd.

DMU

Date: 7th August 1996

977775 / 977776 seen at Warrington Arpley, 7th August 1996. Paul Moxon.

                                                                                                                                                                             

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